S L I C K: Constellations # 6 Bennett & Paige Go Slow

This is the final installment of the erotica series Constellations, about finding and keeping kink connections and navigating polyamorous love. 
Content notes: polyamory processing, make-up sex, manual sex

Bennett put their head down on the table, cradling it in their arms. Their temples pounded. Their mouth was dry and their stomach ached. Their dinner sat on the table, half-eaten: a plate full of chicken and green beans and Bennett’s famous smashed cheesy potatoes. Paige had eaten hers. The candle in the small glass votive had burned itself out and was only a small ring of wax around a nub of a wick.
“I just want to know I'm special,” Paige said in a small voice. She was past the yelling, past the accusations of Bennett keeping things from her, past the insecurities and fear, though maybe not yet past the jealousy. The jealousy surprised her. She was just starting to soften to what was underneath.
That made Bennett’s head spin. Special? Of course she was special. She was thei...

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Sinclair Sexsmith (they/them) is “the best-known butch erotica writer whose kinky, groundbreaking stories have turned on countless queer women” (AfterEllen), who “is in all the books, wins all the awards, speaks at all the panels and readings, knows all the stuff, and writes for all the places” (Autostraddle). ​Their short story collection, Sweet & Rough: Queer Kink Erotica, was a 2016 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Sinclair identifies as a white non-binary butch dominant, a survivor and an introvert. Follow their writings at Sugarbutch Chronicles.

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